Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
Asking FaceBook users for their passwords.
Why well -- finally you're talking about.
This is crazy to me but maybe -- -- wrong on this team dangers is with -- -- now -- partner of social people you can follow him.
At social people TV jeans and my my next.
There that's -- that's thank you you know.
OK -- -- fine okay they are enough to in fifth on you know preaching our privacy by asking for perhaps how to start.
Well I think we're living in times when employers are.
You know they want to know more about what you do in social media they're afraid of their brand they're afraid of the image.
Com and so they're using this as a way because they themselves are also disconnected -- they don't look at what it's about precisely so they are looking at this is a tactic -- order to learn more about their employees.
It just doesn't make sense.
It doesn't -- up temasek asking -- you know.
For you to come spend the you know the weekend my house is it would -- do my family.
So I think so -- together would be to -- can -- the employer create a social media training.
At company it's right where you actually teach employees about proper usage -- -- the voice you want that they should use that you can't.
-- -- and someone you know -- certain way that you can give them guidance.
There are when you use FaceBook there's things that you can show to the world and there are things you can keep private that's right right so if I am.
Idiotic enough to show to the world you know that.
Whatever you're drunk you're on your face here in a bar and that it that clearly tells me about the person that's right and I shouldn't need a password to figure it out right -- -- I -- Presenting decent things in keeping my private place to myself yes I would think there should be summer's level.
Absolutely absolutely and what what we what I try to tell most employees executives is that you know.
To make sure they have the -- -- -- -- check in the Protestant but there's no way we should be allowing companies prospective companies to be you know.
Getting passports and checking into what you're putting this.
Who are you worried that because people are.
Really desperate to get jobs -- -- that there almost willing to do anything these percent perspective employers ask and then -- and we've cross the line.
You know that's that's that's one way to look at it may be in these times people think tank or -- create fake profiles -- -- password to my persona hey.
Hello really living a percent of being right and -- creek persona pay which is my fake -- your persona and then.
Now my customers -- athletic -- -- that's right yeah what does social people do.
So we help big brands.
Tell stories and navigate the socially landscape so we.
Did you build huge campaigns we've listened to work with -- -- with the grammys.
We actually drive traffic.
Using Twitter FaceBook bloggers but it's really it is media -- -- media that in the -- -- -- it in its funding means yeah.
Yeah it's taking it on the level right concession the awards ceremony that goal line you -- interacting of both yourself -- with all -- -- was so very cool yeah.
Like going a step further and saying I want your password you have essentially telling me to get off it.
Yeah I get -- -- -- you -- -- -- -- too much maybe they they go would you profile and they think you know what you spend way to much time during lunch.
On -- right ahead night -- to -- -- only relief for work or.
Just three days at a better I'll shut it down that we know that west -- frankly that's what's gonna happen right honest with newspapers this isn't shy away from it.
Yes and I want to do it.
And there aren't a past -- to give up.
You know but -- always think they're relatively -- things called socially governance policies we actually help companies.
-- not big brother and allow them because we actually want employees to using social media.
We want them to say hey I'm doing this is amazing we actually we encourage that within some framework within the guidelines.
And that's what we'll see we'll see more companies that would Begin to become as -- -- or Comcast they're the ones that create.
Social media school if you would charm school if you would felt that they allow the employees to use social media but under some some some -- This etiquette -- that's right absolutely.
OK so -- I mean.
Would it what would you say the FaceBook right now -- -- of course if Biomet and traded job with FaceBook.
And they came to me and they say we need your password.
-- or any employer should yeah if an employer came to me is that I need your FaceBook password Willie say at without risking losing the job.
We did say look this is you know part of my.
You know private persona you think its you know its off limits them.
I think that we're gonna see we saw a couple of senators come out over the weekend we did they're pretty vocal around.
Working within somebody who lost a little see that the technology fast falafel at.
And so it's bypassing.
You know so these days right through that these days within the walls and keep up with the technology.
If I was I was up there IRS that I couldn't give up my passwords not right to know that I would want to work for a company that had that much control.
Of my life and I don't really Big Brother absolutely thought we had I'd be guarded and cautioned against anybody if you throughout -- down going hey I just last -- passed where it's.
He might well find that what are your solution -- government's policies of the company and how do we work within that what what can I do and I think I.
I think there's also in the same that category is asking for my credit -- absolutely.
You know absolutely it's not like what happens in your life that's really can't judge me today yeah.
I think it's a really interesting to have and I think we're gonna keep talking like you know art tech guru -- -- Business advantages is that she in her next life will come back to detect attorney.
This year point sure the laws have not changed so this is -- frontier land.
-- like I tell young students all the time here law school this is the biggest opportunity you have right now is to be a part.
Keeping up with the technology -- Lawyers and creating a month exactly yeah -- sound right I mean -- is this big open while frontier.
Yeah they're told the Wall Street created we've seen a lot happening at these days but there's a huge employment opportunities in in companies HR opportunities.
To actually get in there and actually help shape the way -- your business.
How -- a relationship with its employees.
Right in uses it -- -- that's right he's the positive.
Yeah it's his death TV I'm so thrilled you're here on our part -- -- -- -- people dead silent on Twitter at social people TV.
As a that are Mbeki influence -- that's my personal Twitter account and -- that yeah.
It's good stuff good this story is getting on hello that's it I'm glad I'm back into that that's the James thank you think if I British -- -- we get -- -- -- some.
Filter by section